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Nathalie man guilty of driving charges

A 20-year-old Nathalie man, Justin Allen Adkins, was convicted Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court of a pair of driving-related offenses.

The court convicted Adkins of driving on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, and it also convicted him of a charge for eluding police

Sentencing for Adkins was continued to a date in the July court term.

The commonwealth moved to nol pros with prejudice another charge against Adkins during the trial, one for possession of cocaine.

 

Other court cases

 Jennifer Lynn Glass, 37, of Scottsburg pleaded guilty Friday to a single charge for conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, five other related charges against the defendant were nol prossed, three for cocaine distribution and two for conspiring to distribute cocaine.

The court sentenced Glass to a 10-year suspended prison term, conditioned on her good behavior for 10 years, and it ordered her placed on probation for one year.

 Crystal Lynn Gordon, 31, of South Boston was convicted Friday of a probation violation.

The court revoked Gordon’s previously suspended prison sentence but re-suspended any additional jail time, and it extended her probation an additional six months.

 Ashley Carlisse Hill, 24, of Scottsburg pleaded guilty Friday to a pair of charges for petty larceny from American Legion Auxiliary Unit.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, the court sentenced Hill to 12 months in jail for each charge, with all time suspended but one month with credit for time served, and with weekend jail service authorized.

The court ordered the suspended portions of Hill’s sentence to be conditioned on her good behavior for 36 months, and it ordered her to pay $3,863.94 restitution to American Legion Auxiliary Unit 8 jointly and severally with a co-defendant in the case at a rate of no less than $100 per month.

In another matter, the court moved to nol pros a show cause charge Friday against Hill for a probation violation.

 Billy Jason Hill, 31, of Coeburn, pleaded no contest Friday to possession of cocaine.

The court granted Hill first offender status for the cocaine possession charge, placing the defendant under supervision of Halifax-Pittsylvania Court Services and continuing the case for one year.

The court ordered Hill to undergo a substance abuse assessment, submit to random drug testing, perform 100 hours of community service and maintain employment, in addition to ordering a restricted operator’s license for Hill for six months.

Also on Friday, the commonwealth moved to nol pros a charge against Hill for misdemeanor public swearing/intoxication.

 Alton David Joyce, 42, of Eden, N.C., pleaded guilty Friday to a pair of charges for possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, the court sentenced Joyce to a 10-year suspended prison sentence for the cocaine possession charge, conditioned on his good behavior for 10 years.

The court additionally ordered Joyce placed on probation for two years, and it suspended his operator’s license for six months.

The court sentenced Joyce to 12 months in jail for possession of marijuana, with all but 30 days suspended, it suspended his operator’s license for six months, and it ordered him to pay a $100 fine.

 Cory Tremaine Lewis, 26, of Nathalie pleaded no contest Friday to a show cause charge for a probation violation.

The court revoked Lewis’ previously suspended prison sentence but ordered no new jail time and extended the defendant’s probation an additional six months.

 Trey Deshawn Roberts, 19, of South Boston was sentenced Friday to 12 months in jail, with all but 90 days suspended, for the misdemeanor assault and battery of Lacorey Beard by mob.

The court ordered the suspended portion of Roberts’ sentence be conditioned on his good behavior for 12 months with work release authorized, and it ordered the defendant to have no contact with his victim unless through a written request.

 Tony Leon Satterfield Jr., 20, of Roxboro was sentenced Friday to 12 months in jail, with all but 90 days suspended, for the misdemeanor assault and battery of Lacorey Beard by mob.

The court ordered Satterfield to have no contact with his victim and pay court costs.

 Michael Lee Totherow, 23, of Alton pleaded no contest Friday to a show cause charge for a probation violation.

The court revoked Totherow’s previously suspended prison sentence but ordered no new jail time, and it extended his probation six months.